Full Time 1.0FTE
RN/AAS degree required from an accredited School or approved Nursing accredited program. Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, BSN preferred. Current BLS, (with ACLS preferred) for healthcare professionals required. PALS certification preferred. One year experience with, Pre-Post Recovery Nursing procedures required. Essential requirements also include working predetermined flexible hours. Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments. Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to change. Teamwork: Exhibits objectivity & openness to other’s views; contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
The primary purpose of the Surgical Staff Nurse position is to administer total patient care based on individualized needs of assigned patients and families in accordance with professional nursing standards. Expected behaviors include assessment, planning, implementation of nursing interventions and evaluation of the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of the patient pre-procedural, procedural and post-procedural phases of care. The Staff Nurse is responsible for patient education and providing care management/outcome management in accordance with professional nursing standards to pediatric and adult patients who are under the care of the Surgical Services team. The role of the RN includes practice/office support. Demonstrates team approaches at all times, and demonstrate flexibility by rotation between Surgical Services as required. The Staff Nurse participates in evidence based nursing, departmental related QA and PI endeavors and meets hospital continuing education and certification requirements.
University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.